Patrick is a US Navy veteran, he served as a Naval Aircrewman and a Naval Aircrew Instructor. Current BSW Senior at San Diego State University. Patrick left the military to pursue a career focused on helping veterans lead successful lives as civilians. He intends on pursuing his MSW degree immediately following his BSW to be able to better serve the veteran population in San Diego. Patrick is grateful for all the opportunities San Diego has presented him and wants to give back to the community.